Essential Health Benefits of Peach Skin

By Walter Oconner | Health


Peach is a juicy and round shaped fruit having a pink and yellow color. It provides us numerous health benefits that the flesh of fruit does not offer, such as:

  • Weight loss. The skin of peach comprises antioxidants and vitamins along with the high amount of dietary fiber. Lots of people eat it for the weight loss purposes and also for curing the obesity-related problems like metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
  • One of the recent research recommended that the phenolic and bioactive compounds in the peach skin have anti-inflammatory and anti-obesity properties which decrease the bad cholesterol (LDL) related to the cardiac ailment.
  • Good vision of eyes. The skin of peach is rich in Vitamin A that is required for acquiring good eye vision. You also get zeaxanthin and carotenoids lutein in the peach's skin which is useful for decreasing the danger of cataracts in the eyes. It possesses the same benefit as carrots.
    Higher consumption of peach’s skin (2 servings) declines the danger and development of age-related macular erosion.
  • Easy digestion. Skin comprises of fiber which benefits in the quick food digestion. Anybody who consumes the skin of peach on a regular basis easily gets rid of the stomach issues like IBS (irregular bowel movement) and constipation. In fact, according to the doctors, the toxic waste is also eliminated from our intestines with the peach’s skin.
  • Skin. The antioxidant vitamin C that is found in the peaches (when eaten in the raw form) aids in reducing the wrinkles and also improves the full skin quality. In fact, it helps you in fighting against the skin damage caused by pollution and sun’s harmful rays. The Vitamin C plays a dynamic part in the development of collagen that is responsible for the flawless skin.
  • Full Satiety. You feel full quickly after eating 1 or 2 peaches along with the skin. It keeps you away from the unhealthy eating between the meals. My friend who is on the journey of weight loss usually consumes peach to avoid his craving for any unhealthy food.

About the Author

Hi everyone, I am Walter, Main Editor of and a Fitness Trainer with over 4 years of experience. I’ve also been promoting clean eating, a healthy lifestyle, and Organic products.